AEG’s Rabobank Arena employees and Bakersfield Mayor Karen Goh (second from left) load recycled e-waste items into trucks at the 5th Annual Bakersfield Recycles Day on November 4, 2017.
Nov 7, 2017

Rabobank Arena, Theater and Convention Center Host 5th Annual Bakersfield Recycles Day

In conjunction with America Recycles Day on Nov. 15, AEG’s Rabobank Arena, Theater and Convention Center hosted the 5th annual celebration of Bakersfield Recycles Day on Nov. 4.  Throughout the day, Bakersfield residents dropped off e-waste, household items, clothing and paper shredding for recycling in the South Arena Parking Lot. The collection drive generated more than 50,000 pounds of material, including 15,000 pounds of bulk waste. Partners for the event included AEG Bakersfield, Aramark, the Bakersfield Condors, the city of Bakersfield, California Assemblymember Rudy Salas, Keep Bakersfield Beautiful/Keep California Beautiful, Alianza Recycling and the Salvation Army.